Rules and How to Enter

Idea Requirements

The idea is to encourage learning outdoors, while following one of the “Outdoor Bill of Rights” (which can be found in the bottom right of

How to Enter

Submit your original idea, by completing the online form on the Contest page at on the right side.  To be entered in the contest, the idea must be registered online by April 1, 2012.


Contest is open to any 5th through 8th grade teacher in Tennessee.

Public Judging

Online peer voting will end April 15th.  5 votes will be given for each calendar month that the idea is entered in the contest.

Final Judging

Top three ideas will be voted upon by the Sammy Sturgeon Board of Administrators.  The winner will be announced on Earth Day, April 22nd.  Plans for recognition will be decided at a later date. 

Sammy the Sturgeon's Get Outdoors & Buckle Up in Your Truck Program developed and maintained in conjunction with:
Tennessee Tech UniversityTennessee Wildlife Resources AgencyGovernor's Highway Safety OfficeTennessee Department of SafetyTennessee Coordinated School Health